Lemonade is the star of new summer sips.
Chick-fil-A’s new White Peach Tea Lemonade combines Chick-fil-A’s iced tea and lemonade with a white peach flavor.
Auntie Anne’s is introducing Candy Lemonade Mixers, featuring flavored lemonade topped with Sour Patch Kids or Swedish Fish candies. The candy is housed in a separate top on the beverage lids so customers may sip the lemonade then eat a piece of candy for a “sweet and tangy flavor explosion,” Auntie Anne’s said. Lemonade flavor varieties include original lemon, blue raspberry, cherry, mango, strawberry and peach.
Dunkin’ Donuts is debuting a duo of new donuts and frozen beverages.
The Chocolate Cake Batter Donut is filled with chocolate buttercream filling, frosted with chocolate icing and topped with multi-colored confetti sprinkles. The Vanilla Cake Batter Donut features vanilla-flavored cake batter filling and is topped with white icing and confetti sprinkles.
Dunkin’ Donuts’ new Frozen Lemonade, available in both original and strawberry varieties, is made with fruit juice.
Cicis pizza buffet restaurant is launching its new “Buffet the Italian Way” menu, featuring two new flatbread pizzas, a new salad and a new dessert.
Cicis’ new Italian Flatbread Pizzas feature crispy flatbread crust brushed with garlic butter. The Chicken Parmesan variety features breaded white meat chicken, and the Bruschetta Flatbread features seasoned tomatoes finished with basil and a balsamic glaze drizzle.
The new Cicis Caesar Salad is tossed with seasoned croutons, shredded Parmesan cheese and a new creamy Caesar dressing.
The new Lemon Crème Bar features a buttery shortbread crust with a light lemon cream cheese filling topped with a drizzle of lemon glaze and a dusting of powdered sugar.
Red Lobster is offering four new dishes as part of its Lobster & Shrimp Summerfest event.
The Cedar-Plank Seafood Bake features jumbo shrimp and petite Maine lobster tails with garlic and Chesapeake seasoning roasted on a cedar plank with smoked sausage. The dish is served with corn on the cob and potato wedges.
The Caribbean Lobster and Shrimp features grilled rock lobster tail topped with a coconut beurre blanc and pineapple relish paired with Parrot Isle Jumbo Coconut Shrimp. The dish is served with rice and a choice of side.
The Langostino Lobster-and-Shrimp Zoodle Pasta features Langostino lobster and shrimp tossed in a lemon and roasted garlic sauce with linguine and spiralized zucchini, tomatoes and basil.
The Tuna Poke features sushi-grade ahi tuna in a soy-sesame marinade topped with green onions and served with tortilla chips.
Papa John’s Pizza is adding a new dessert to its menu to celebrate National Donut Day. New Papa John’s Donut Holes are coated with cinnamon sugar and filled with caramel crème.
Arby’s is adding two new offerings to its Market Fresh sandwich line.
The Turkey Avocado Club features a zesty avocado spread, pepper bacon, roast turkey, red onions, tomato, lettuce and mayo on honey wheat bread.
The Triple Decker features oven-roasted turkey breast, pit-smoked ham, roast beef, pepper bacon, Swiss cheese, cheddar cheese, mayo, spicy brown mustard, red onion, tomato and lettuce on honey wheat bread.
Cold Stone Creamery is celebrating its 30th anniversary with three new ice cream creations.
The Big 3-0, a twist on the chain’s Birthday Cake Remix creation, features cake batter ice cream mixed with fudge and brownie pieces all topped with 3 and 0 sprinkles.
The Berry Me in Batter creation features new strawberry cake batter ice cream with strawberry wafers, caramel and whipped topping.
The More Chocolate The Batter creation is made with new chocolate cake batter ganache ice cream mixed with brownie pieces, fudge, caramel and whipped topping.
Culver’s is heating up its menu with the new Spicy Crispy Chicken Sandwich, featuring a four-pepper blend added to both the chicken filet’s marinade and breading. The sandwich also includes lettuce, tomatoes and pickles on a toasted bun.
Three new burgers are joining the Chili’s Grill & Bar menu.
The Boss Burger features smoked brisket, rib meat, jalapeño cheddar smoked sausage and bacon stacked atop a half-pound beef patty with cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato and ranch.
Alex’s Santa Fe Burger features a half-pound beef patty topped with pepper jack cheese, avocado, roasted jalapeños, cilantro, pickles, red onion, tomato and a spicy Santa Fe sauce.
The Chili’s Chili Burger features a half-pound beef patty topped with chili, shredded American cheese, sautéed onions and seasoned tortilla strips.
Del Taco is offering a new Late Night Bites Menu, featuring a new shake and new loaded fries and nachos.
The Churro Dipper Shake features a crispy cinnamon churro dipped in a vanilla shake with chocolate swirls.
The Queso Loaded Fries feature seasoned beef, queso blanco, grated cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, sour cream and sliced jalapeños on a bed of crinkle-cut fries.
The Queso Loaded Nachos feature chips piled with slow-cooked beans, queso blanco, sour cream, diced tomatoes and sliced jalapeños plus a choice of seasoned beef, grilled chicken or grilled carne asada steak.
Smashburger’s new Pub Triple Double Burger is made with two beef patties, three slices of American cheese, garlic grilled onions and Gulden’s spicy mustard served on a pretzel bun.
Mimi’s Café is debuting its new American Favorites menu, featuring four “American classics with a touch of barbecue inspiration,” the company said.
The Shareable Loaded Cheddar Fries feature layers of melted cheddar cheese, bacon and green onions on a bed of french fries.
The Shareable Barbecue Pulled Pork Hash Potatoes dish features roasted potatoes loaded with pulled pork, barbecue sauce, melted cheddar cheese and diced red onions all served with a side of sour cream.
The Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwich, served on a toasted bun, features pulled pork topped with barbecue sauce and pickles. The sandwich is served with coleslaw and french fries.
Mimi’s Funnel Cake is a crispy funnel cake dusted with powdered sugar and topped with strawberry slices, blueberries and whipped cream.
Checkers and Rally’s is combining two desserts into one with their new Apple Pie Stacker and Apple Pie Loaded Milkshake.
The Apple Pie Stacker features layers of caramel and vanilla soft serve finished with chunks of apple pie rolled in cinnamon sugar.
The Apple Pie Loaded Milkshake features layers of caramel, apple pie filling and vanilla soft serve topped with whipped cream and a cherry.
Little Caesars is expanding its Extra Most Bestest pizza lineup with Create Your Own Extra Most Bestest Pizza. Customers may design their own pizza with a large portion of up to four toppings. Topping choices available include pepperoni, bacon, beef, Italian sausage, ham, green peppers, onions and mushrooms. Most stores also offer black olives, jalapeño peppers, banana peppers and pineapple.
Marble Slab Creamery and MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream and Treatery are introducing Cereal Milk Ice Cream, the Cereal Milk Shake and the Birthday Confetti Waffle Cone.
The Cereal Milk Ice Cream is a combination of yellow cake batter and marshmallow flavors. The ice cream is the base of the new Cereal Milk Shake, which also features Froot Loops cereal pieces and a swirl of marshmallow cream and is topped with whipped cream and more Froot Loops.